I have a new favorite statue. They’ll unveil it on Friday, outside Baxter Arena. Tonight, the subject will be honored at a dinner in the same arena. Former Denver Bronco Floyd Little will speak, Hall of Fame coach Don Shula will be among the video tributes and local legends such as Bob Gibson, Johnny Rodgers and Ron Boone will be there. I haven’t even seen the Marlin Briscoe statue yet, but I love it because of what it represents. Briscoe was a pioneer, the first African-American quarterback in professional football with the Denver Broncos of the American Football League in 1968.